PTE stands for Pearson Test of English which is a computer based English proficiency test for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities is also accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments.

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PTE Module

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic English, so you will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers,so you will be exposed to the kind of accents you will experience in regular daily existence.

There are three principle parts to the test: Speaking and Writing (together), Reading and Listening. There is an optional 10-minute break between the Reading and Listening parts

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Listening

Approximately 30 minutes of listening and additional 10 minutes to transfer answers from question booklet to answer sheet.

Writing

Exactly 60 minutes. Recommended 20 minutes for task 1 and 40 minutes for task 2.

Reading

Exactly 60 minutes including answer transfer time.

Speaking

It is the last part and is taken in three-part oral interview. Here in task one you will be giving introduction about yourself to the interviewer, for the second task you will be given a topic and a minute to prepare for it and talk about it for 1-2 minutes. And for the third task you will have two way discussion with the interviewer about the issues related to the topic in the card.

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What does the score mean ?

The nine band scale of PTE describes the following English capabilities:

Part 1: Speaking & Writing
(77 – 93 minutes)
Part 2: Reading
(32 – 41 minutes)
Part 3: Listening
(45 – 57 minutes)
Personal introduction Multiple choice, choose single answer Summarize spoken text
Read aloud Multiple choice, choose multiple answers Multiple choice, choose multiple answer
Repeat sentence Re-order paragraphs Fill in the blanks
Describe image Reading: Fill in the blanks Highlight correct summary
Re-tell lecture Reading: Fill in the blanks Multiple choice, choose single answer
Answer short question Select missing word
Summarize written text Highlight incorrect words
Essay (20 mins) Write from dictation

PTE, alternative to popular IELTS test, is flexible in terms of test dates and results are available from 24 hours to 5 working days. It’s score is valid for two years from the test date.

For any assistance in PTE test date booking, please contact us @ 9801235173 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

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